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TRAVEL | Thrills and Family Fun at Cambrils Holiday Park, Costa Daurada

As we approached the shorter, cooler days of autumn we were delighted to be invited to visit Cambrils Holiday Park. I mean, who doesn’t love a bit of Spanish sunshine? The holiday park exceeded all expectations, making for a memorable holiday that we think families will love. Read on for the highlights of our stay.

TRAVEL | Recharging Ourselves at Wild Lotus Glamping, Antigua

Wild Lotus could easily be a contender for the most beautiful glamping site in the world, located directly on a beach on the Instagram-perfect island of Antigua in the Caribbean. But, it’s not all about the views. Wild Lotus Glamping seeks to support the wellbeing of travelers whilst offering them a glamping experience that’s truly unique.

25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Austin, Texas

We like our Austin as weird as it gets, but sometimes it can get a little weirder and wilder where the blacktop ends near this slice of Texan Heaven. Below are some excellent spots to get away from it all, within two hours of Austin. From boating, fishing, and hiking to taking steps through Texan history, there’s sure to be something for everyone on your upcoming camping trip. Get out, get weird, and enjoy some excellent campsites within two hours of Austin.

Trip Report – Backpacking Mount Elden and SOTA Activation

What’s on your adventure bucket list? For me, I’ve long wanted to combine two of my favorite hobbies: backpacking and amateur radio. Years ago I stumbled upon videos by Steve, WG0AT on YouTube. His simple adventures appealed to me. Packing just the essentials and using rudimentary (by today’s digital standards) electronics and techniques — including Morse code and a simple wire for an antenna — Steve (along with his goats!) would visit amazing locations and proceed to make contacts thousands of miles away. I learned later that these mountaintop adventures were part of a sport called SOTA — Summits on …

Review – OneTigris Kompound Hammock and Night Protector Under Quilt

OneTigris is a new company that came out swinging, with a full assortment of budget hammock gear, including a modular jungle hammock and synthetic under quilts. I’ve had a chance to review the KOMPOUND Hammock and matching Night Protector Under Quilt for several weeks. [embedded content] The hammock is small – roughly 9 x 4.2 feet, which is a little smaller, but around the same size as first-gen Hennessy Hammocks. It has a built-in, one-sided zippered bug net, mid-point tie-outs, and continuous loops on each end for suspension. The hammock comes standard with 1-inch x 10 ft daisy chain webbing …

Trip Report – Hammock Camping on Humphreys Peak

September 4-5, 2020 It’s the tallest mountain in Arizona. And it’s volcanic (No, not active!). Well, every mountain around Flagstaff is volcanic in origin. In fact, I think Flagstaff is home to all five different types of volcanoes. The area is peppered with hundreds of cinder cones, but Humphreys Peak dominates the horizon in an otherwise flat expanse across the Colorado Plateau. At 12,637 feet with a prominence of 6,039 feet, the peak is an impressive site, so it’s no wonder it’s a popular destination for peak baggers and day hikers, as well as sacred to several native tribes.